Code 1: Critical Skills for the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Fields by Dr. Kim Myers and Professor Jennifer Feitel The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Handbook predicts an increase of 5% in jobs for police and detectives by 2029. … Continue reading Critical Skills for the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Fields
Jesline Rosario is enthusiastic about exercising and staying fit. She enjoys running on gravel tracks, street sidewalks, and scenic nature trails. In her spare time, she esteems memorable moments with her family and friends, and she especially appreciates the canine … Continue reading Goodwin graduate, Jesline Rosario, found success studying to protect and serve
If you grew up pretending to “catch the bad guys” and you long for a career that involves giving back to your community, you may be considering a career in public safety. This exciting field requires physical stamina, mental strength, … Continue reading How to Become a Public Safety Officer
Emergencies can happen at any time. When disaster or tragedy strikes, there needs to be brave individuals who run towards the danger, to protect those who are running from it. Police officers. First responders. FBI agents. Security guards. Emergency management … Continue reading Why Pursue a Public Safety and Security Degree?
You have an interest in helping others. You care about your community and want the people within it to feel secure. A public safety career may be for you. Working in the public safety field is no easy street. If … Continue reading Public Safety Salary Information in Connecticut and Nationwide
The field of law enforcement is evolving. Today, law enforcement professionals are facing challenges like never before, in areas ranging from cybercrime and corrections, to border protection and school safety. As the field advances, so do the needs of departments … Continue reading 3 Law Enforcement Majors to Consider
As we’ve all seen in headlines over the years, disaster and tragedy can strike at any time. Forget the Marvel characters. Our country needs real-life superheroes to protect us in the face of danger. If you desire a career that … Continue reading What is Public Safety and Where Do You Fit in?
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – and all its employees – play a vital role in keeping the country safe. This federal agency is responsible for securing the nation’s borders and safeguarding its people from outside threats. If … Continue reading Homeland Security Requirements: What’s Needed for the Job?
So you’re looking to pursue a public safety degree. Perhaps you’re already working in the field, and seeking to advance your career. Or maybe you are working in a completely different field, but wish to switch career paths, serve your … Continue reading Public Safety Degree Program FAQ
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) needs strong and capable agents to help protect the nation – and its citizens – from dangerous and illegal drug trafficking. Do you have what it takes? The DEA is one of the most … Continue reading How to Become a DEA Agent
If you are looking for an exciting career that involves serving and protecting the public, you may be interested in a career in criminal justice. Perhaps you are new to the field and exploring your options. Or, you are a … Continue reading Flash Forward: What Can You Do with a Law Enforcement Degree?
Homeland security is one of the most essential career fields in the United States, and we mean that quite literally. Day in and day out, homeland security professionals work to prevent, prepare for, and respond to threats nationwide, including natural … Continue reading Homeland Security Salary Information in Connecticut
Across the United States, populations are in need of criminal justice and homeland security professionals: Protectors to keep people out of harm’s way. Responders who are quick to react and know how to effectively handle emergencies. Leaders who are able … Continue reading Homeland Security vs. Criminal Justice: Which Field is Calling You?
Disaster and tragedy can strike without warning. In these times of trouble, leaders and heroes step forward to bring order to the chaos. Here at Goodwin College we educate such professionals — those who run towards the danger, who put … Continue reading The Perks of Public Safety Training
If you are pursuing a homeland security degree, you know that developing practical skills is best done through hands-on, experiential learning opportunities. And there’s no better way to develop those skills as part of a comprehensive criminal justice degree program … Continue reading Homeland Security Internships to Put on Your Radar
Law enforcement is a multidisciplinary field within the realm of criminal justice. Despite popular belief, there are many paths you can take beyond the traditional police officer jobs. Within the field of law enforcement, you can become a criminal investigator, … Continue reading “Investigating” Law Enforcement Colleges in CT? 4 Considerations
In our often frightening and confusing world, emergency situations in schools have become more and more frequent. In times of unpredicted danger and distress, we need individuals with the training and experience to effectively handle those experiences. By pursuing a … Continue reading Reasons to Pursue School Security Training
If you’re interested in pursuing an in-demand career that allows you to serve and protect your fellow citizens, then you may have thought about attending courses at a criminal justice school. Those who are able to call themselves protectors possess … Continue reading Considering a Security Certification? Think Goodwin College